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Dysfunctional Menstruation Info from a Top Fertility Center

Dysfunctional menstruation and heavy bleeding during menstruation are typically caused by hormonal imbalances but may also occur because of previous complications with pregnancy, illness, or infection. Dysfunctional menstruation does not mean bleeding that is caused by miscarriage, fibroids, cervical or uterine cancer, or anemia. There are two kinds of dysfunctional menstruation resulting in heavy bleeding: Read More …




Information about In Vitro Fertilization with ICSI

In vitro fertilization (IVF) With ICSI In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a procedure in which an egg and sperm are manually combined in a laboratory dish. The resulting embryo is then transferred to the mother’s uterus and hopefully a pregnancy results. IVF is used to treat infertility caused by a number of different conditions, including: Read More …



Should I Use Partner or Donor Sperm for Intrauterine Insemination?

Up to 30% of infertility problems are caused by male factors such as obstruction of the vas deferens, ejaculation failure, genetic problems, poor semen quality or hormonal deficiencies. When this is the case, couples who are having difficulty conceiving may be helped by intrauterine insemination using donor sperm.  However the most common reason women use donor sperm is absence of Read More …




An Overview of Uterine Fibroids and Polyps

Uterine Polyps and Fibroids – Overview Fibroids typically do not affect pregnancy. The majority of them are small and located in an area of the uterine cavity that does not adversely impact pregnancy. It is estimated that 10-30% of women have fibroids. Uterine polyps and fibroids are induced by hormones, and are benign. Although they Read More …



What are the Threats to Male Fertility?

There are many chemicals, toxins, and substances that pose a threat to male fertility. Heavy metals, like lead and cadmium, are being researched because these tend to accumulate in the body and lead to fertility issues. Also, there is the possibility that environmental pollutants could damage male fertility. Many public interest groups are currently investigating Read More …



An Overview of the Tests for Male Infertility

The general testing procedure for male infertility begins with a visit to the urologist or fertility doctor. During the initial evaluation, a patient’s complete medical and reproductive histories are noted. Questions are asked about one’s sexual life, past infections, surgeries and chronic or genetic conditions. Physical Exam A physical examination of the genitals is performed Read More …





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